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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 482–495.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Caryl Emerson Duke University Press 2002 CK 8.3-06 Emerson 7/14/02 3:12 PM Page 482 LITERARY HUMILITY The Case of Russia under Its Old Regimes Caryl Emerson In his luminous reinaugural plea...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (3): 496–515.
Published: 01 August 2002
...Aileen Kelly Duke University Press 2002 CK 8.3-07 Kelly 7/14/02 3:13 PM Page 496 HISTORICAL DIFFIDENCE A New Look at an Old Russian Debate Aileen Kelly We cannot remain in our present...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 436–437.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Aden Bar-Tura Leshko Isa , Allowed to Grow Old: Portraits of Elderly Animals from Farm Sanctuaries ( Chicago : University of Chicago Press , 2019 ), 208 pp. Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 C O M M O N K N O W L E D G E 4 3 6 Revolution, before he disappeared in 1798...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 117.
Published: 01 January 2021
...Simon Goldhill Mack Peter , Reading Old Books: Writing with Traditions ( Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press , 2019 ), 255 pp. Copyright © 2021 Duke University Press 2021 Li tt le R ev ie w s 11 7Peter Mack, Reading Old Books: Writing with Traditions (Princeton, NJ...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (3): 396–423.
Published: 01 August 2008
... Discursive Field in the Indian Old Régime Velcheru Narayana Rao and Sanjay Subrahmanyam A political figure, let us say, is being advised about a future course of action in pub- lic life. Counselors offer a part of their advice in the form of a pithy...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 126–136.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Tatsuhiko Ishii © 2014 by Duke University Press 2014 not for sale POETRY AND FICTION “THE NIGHT ALL MANKIND GREW OLD” AND THREE OTHER TANKA SEQUENCES Tatsuhiko Ishii Translated by Hiroaki Sato...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 81–104.
Published: 01 January 2016
...Siniša Malešević Given the paucity of evidence available, scholarship in archaeology and the social sciences is deeply divided over the question, how old is human violence? Some scholars have concluded that humans are intrinsically violent, and others that they are basically nonviolent, but in both...
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Common Knowledge (2008) 14 (1): 105–123.
Published: 01 January 2008
...William Weber A paradigm shift occurred in musical culture in the early nineteenth century, whereby revered old works—newly called “classics”—began to rival contemporary ones as the guiding authority over taste. This article explores the less well-known composers found on programs in the period...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (1): 160–173.
Published: 01 January 2012
... this contrast is an anonymous review — by Edgar Wind — attacking Gombrich's biography of Aby Warburg, which was published in 1970. Wind found the new Warburg circle “Lilliputian” in comparison with the old Hamburg circle, to which he had belonged. This essay disputes Wind's finding, based on its author's own...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 220–232.
Published: 01 April 2019
... of Japanese culture; for example, in the peculiarities of the market for ukiyo-e woodblock prints. Overall, this essay shows that Japanese ways of regarding concepts such as “old” and “new,” “continuity” and “change,” differ so radically from those presupposed in the West that the latter should be regarded...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 378–383.
Published: 01 April 2019
...” is underway in which not only the government administrations of their countries have changed but also their systems of governance—and changed for the worse. “It is not,” they agree, “what the democratic opposition spent twenty-five years fighting for.” Their apprehension is that, under new forms, the old...
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Common Knowledge (2022) 28 (3): 380–401.
Published: 01 September 2022
... past the feeling of deprivation that comes from shedding centuries‐old philosophical assumptions and that their explicit rejection of the nature/culture binary makes their work better suited to addressing the great problem of our time — climate change. I have said that, in my view, Rorty went too far...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (2): 193–207.
Published: 01 April 2012
...Derek Sayer An exercise in humour noir , this essay explores relations between the Paris and Prague surrealist groups from André Breton and Paul Éluard's visit to “the magic capital of old Europe” in 1935 to the aborted “Prague Spring” of 1968. It focuses on the famous “starry castle” of Breton's...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 224–236.
Published: 01 April 2013
... of mathematics as a culture corresponds to the author's personal experience — and mathematics, he argues, is both historically old and simply structured, despite the formidable complexity of mathematical knowledge as it has been compiled over the centuries. The preserving, restructuring, and enlarging...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 292–305.
Published: 01 April 2011
...Martin Puchner In theater studies, the dramatic text tends to be treated as a remnant of an older and even old-fashioned type of theater that has now been replaced by a “post-dramatic” theater, answering only to the logic of performance. Against that view, the article argues for the continuing...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (3): 319–323.
Published: 01 August 2009
..., in which not only the government administrations of their countries have changed, but also their systems of governance—for the worse. “It is not,” they agree, “what the democratic opposition spent twenty-five years fighting for.” Their apprehension is that, under new forms, the old authoritarian impulses...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 552–557.
Published: 01 August 2020
...Stephen Thomas Copyright © 2020 Duke University Press 2020 Common Knowledge 26:3 DOI 10.1215/0961754X-8521657 © 2020 by Duke University Press 552 THE WHEEL Stephen Thomas 1 My old man made me reinvent the wheel, and this was everyday. Yesterday s invention never did. That just won t do, he d...
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Common Knowledge (2021) 27 (1): 127–158.
Published: 01 January 2021
... in the Nika uprising and cheered the flames when the old Hagia Sophia burned his father, who had become rich supplying marble to build the new sanctuary. The father who built this pillar for you, his mother replied, and who climbed a ladder so that you could give him Communion. The father who left this land...
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Common Knowledge (2015) 21 (1): 1–4.
Published: 01 January 2015
.... with than ofcomputer front screens in old. years three when shedid was whather father and ofher building escape fire the happened on whatever between andforth back sheflashes as fury...
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Common Knowledge (2017) 23 (3): 440–467.
Published: 01 September 2017
... Judaizing movements Ten Lost Tribes the Old Testament in Africa Symposium: Xenophilia, Part 2 PHILO-SEMITISM­ AND AFFILIATION TO JUDAISM IN AFRICA Edith Bruder During the course of the twentieth century, each...